The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 106 83 67
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 19 38 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 1.54% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.06% 7.48% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 20
Median daily rate £279 £338 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.40% +23.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £150 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £367 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £169 £195
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £15.00 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £15.00 £18.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Windows XP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
468 508 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.30% 20.54% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 250 270
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 31
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £24.12 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -3 13 £279 +82.78% 3
Reading -34 2 - - 1
Slough +1 1 - -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (81.58%) Active Directory
3 22 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
7 17 (44.74%) Windows Server
8 16 (42.11%) MS Office
9 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (34.21%) SQL
11 12 (31.58%) Veritas
11 12 (31.58%) NetBackup
12 11 (28.95%) SAN
12 11 (28.95%) Citrix
12 11 (28.95%) Netcool
12 11 (28.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 11 (28.95%) Oracle
12 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
13 10 (26.32%) MS Access
13 10 (26.32%) HP
13 10 (26.32%) EMC
13 10 (26.32%) Live Communications Server
14 9 (23.68%) Problem Management
14 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
14 9 (23.68%) DNS
14 9 (23.68%) ITIL
14 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
15 8 (21.05%) DHCP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (26.32%) Live Communications Server
4 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
6 3 (7.89%) IIS
7 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (5.26%) IBM Notes
8 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (42.11%) MS Office
2 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Sage 200
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) SAN
2 9 (23.68%) DNS
3 8 (21.05%) DHCP
4 4 (10.53%) Wireless
5 3 (7.89%) Firewall
5 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.26%) Internet
6 2 (5.26%) IPX
6 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (5.26%) Unified Communications
6 2 (5.26%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.63%) LAN
7 1 (2.63%) MPLS
7 1 (2.63%) VPN
7 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) MS Access
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JUnit
1 1 (2.63%) Maven
1 1 (2.63%) MSI
General
1 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Billing
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
1 13 (34.21%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (13.16%) Service Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Messaging Support
6 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) Java EE
1 1 (2.63%) Spring
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Fat Client
1 8 (21.05%) Statistics
1 8 (21.05%) Thin Client
2 6 (15.79%) Clustering
3 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) NHS
4 2 (5.26%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 17 (44.74%) Windows Server
6 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
8 4 (10.53%) Unix
9 3 (7.89%) Linux
9 3 (7.89%) Windows Vista
10 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
10 2 (5.26%) NetWare
10 2 (5.26%) Solaris
10 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (2.63%) AIX
11 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
11 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
1 9 (23.68%) Problem Management
2 4 (10.53%) High Availability
2 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
2 4 (10.53%) Release Management
3 2 (5.26%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.63%) Change Management
4 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.63%) OO
4 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.63%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) C
3 1 (2.63%) C++
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
3 8 (21.05%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) CCA
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.63%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (81.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 4 (10.53%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) XenApp
4 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) NetBackup
2 11 (28.95%) Netcool
2 11 (28.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (21.05%) Unicenter
3 8 (21.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (7.89%) SCCM
5 2 (5.26%) EdgeSight
5 2 (5.26%) SCOM
6 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (31.58%) Veritas
3 11 (28.95%) Citrix
3 11 (28.95%) Oracle
4 10 (26.32%) EMC
4 10 (26.32%) HP
5 8 (21.05%) Meridio
6 7 (18.42%) VMware
7 4 (10.53%) Intel Security
8 3 (7.89%) AppSense
9 2 (5.26%) Google
9 2 (5.26%) Lotus
9 2 (5.26%) Novell
10 1 (2.63%) Aruba
10 1 (2.63%) Cisco
10 1 (2.63%) Remedy
10 1 (2.63%) Sage
10 1 (2.63%) SAP
10 1 (2.63%) Sophos
10 1 (2.63%) Symantec
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